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Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon: Crush ‘N’ Gusher

We’d like to wish Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon a very happy 26th anniversary!

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Do you like thrill rides? Did you know Walt Disney Worlds Typhoon Lagoon water park has one? Most people don’t think of water parks having coasters, but that’s precisely what Typhoon Lagoons CrushNGusher is.

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At Crush ‘N’ Gusher, Guests pick up a double-seater inner tube at the base of the attraction and lug it up several flights of stairs to the top of the tower. They can choose one of three water coaster slides, the Pineapple Plunger (double rider only), the Coconut Crusher (single or double rider), or the Banana Blaster (double rider only). Each is marked at the bottom of the stairs, but if you are a single rider and you accidentally get in line for one of the double-passenger slides, the Cast Member at the top will assist you to the Coconut Crusher.

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People say the Banana Blaster is milder than the other two, but I have found all three to be exciting and fun! Once you board your raft, it is plunged down a short distance and then blasted back uphill (yes, up!), before dipping and twisting around and down, through tunnels and past lush foliage, before splash-landing into Hideaway Bay.

Today’s Takeaway:
You know that with Disney, everything has a story! Typhoon Lagoon’s Crush ‘N’ Gusher is not exception! This slide is not merely a ride. You see, long ago a typhoon ripped inland across Central Florida, tearing through a fruit packing plant that once stood on the plot of land we call Crush ‘N’ Gusher. Now water park Guests are sent down those old fruit chutes!

Today, create a Crush ‘N’ Gusher slip-and-slide in your own backyard! You’ll need a roll of plastic sheeting, something to hold it in place, a hose with running water, and some environmentally friendly dish soap. Follow this Wiki-How tutorial to get started, and have fun!

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SCHOOL SUBJECT: Recess
SKILL LEVEL: All

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